Publishers gear up for Super Thursday

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 09:00 Publishers are looking to make their mark with blockbuster titles from day one of release, as the most important day of autumn hardback releases, Super Thursday, looms this week. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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